(October 1952)

Toby, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Toby Press, Inc.
Brand
Toby Press
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Kid Sister Falls in Love! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
romance
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The Faint Heart (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Brown (signed)
Inks
David Gantz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Paul; Bess; Greta; Sam; Margie
Synopsis
High school student Bess bets Greta that she can make shy Paul date her and kiss her. Bess discovers she actually likes Paul, but can’t bring herself to tell him about the wager. She writes him a letter of explanation but doesn’t send it. When Paul and Bess attend the big dance together, he kisses her and Greta announces that Bess has won the bet. Paul admits that he found the letter Bess had written, but it doesn’t matter: they really love each other.
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Dude Ranch Romance (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Brown (signed)
Inks
David Gantz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Hob Daly; Pat Abbott; Tess Griffin; Hank Laird
Synopsis
Pat runs the Double Loop dude ranch, but needs money to keep it operating. Her boyfriend Hank says he’ll marry wealthy Tess and save the ranch, but continue to see Pat on the side. Pat slaps him. Tess says a magazine will pay $10,000 for photo rights to “a real Western wedding,” if Pat marries neighbouring cowboy Hob. When Hob learns of the scheme, he breaks up with Pat. Hank volunteers to marry her instead. Tess admits she was going to pay the $10,000 to get Pat out of the way. Pat is rescued by Hob when her horse runs wild. Hob will marry Pat and Hank will marry Tess.
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The Maid from Le Mans (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Littman (signed)
Inks
Wally Littman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The text in this story is in the form of a poem.

Kid Sister (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Marsha Cooper; Eve Cooper; Ralph Munson; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Donald
Synopsis
Marsha begins dating handsome newcomer Ralph, but her older, more glamourous sister Eve steals him away. Eve’s discarded boyfriend Donald admits he prefers Marsha anyway. Ralph is exposed as a crook and arrested, leaving Eve with no boyfriend at all.
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Comeback (Table of Contents: 5)

Dr. Anthony King, Psychiatrist / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Myron Fass (signed)
Inks
Myron Fass (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Dolly Taylor; Dr. Anthony King; Fred Baker; Charlie Blaine
Synopsis
Former child star Dolly turns down a marriage proposal from Fred, hoping for an acting comeback. When she fails, she tries to commit suicide but is rescued by Dr. King. Fred arrives and Dolly intends to go home and marry him, but is offered a small part in a film. Conflicted, she consults with Dr. King and decides her future lies with Fred.
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Keywords
suicide

Genius (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kid Sister Falls in Love!
  2. 1. The Faint Heart
  3. 2. Dude Ranch Romance
  4. 3. The Maid from Le Mans
  5. 4. Kid Sister
  6. 5. Comeback
    Dr. Anthony King, Psychiatrist
  7. 6. Genius
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Stangas
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Michaël Dewally
  • Mickey Coalwell